Skip the fixing. Be the model.
“You’re going to do it like that…?” Helping my teen learn life skills.
I want my children to thrive. You want your children to thrive. Which raises the question: What does thriving look like?
We didn’t get a class on how to be a happy, healthy, thriving adult — neither do our kids. So, where do we start to help teach them?
So you want your kids to thrive. Question for you: Are you thriving?
When we feel crappy, it’s hard to show up (hello, crappy zone!). Enter self-care baseline. Yes, it’s THAT important.
In a bad mood? I am, too. What to do?
Are you wondering how you can best support your student (and what they could try to help take care of themselves), particularly if they (or you) are feeling overwhelm lapping at the edges and may not be sure where to start?
I challenged students in my Thrive program to write posts on their choice of topics. Procrastination and stress were two topics that showed up.
A while back, I wrote a letter to my teen about beating burnout and becoming more productive. Where the message was driven home for her? Her college’s fraternity rush and hazing. (Yes, you read that correctly.) Reminder to my adult…